Kristian Segerstrale is chief executive officer and co-founder of Playfish, one of the largest and fastest growing social games companies in the world. As an experienced games entrepreneur, Kristian brings strategic vision and expertise in leadership of creative teams and corporate growth to the company.
Prior to founding Playfish in late 2007, Kristian was a co-founder and later managing director of Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) for Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games. During his 6-year tenure he successfully directed product development, sales, marketing and technology operations across Europe, and expanded Gluâ€™s reach by opening regional offices in France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Kristian also forged key licensor relationship across Europe with leading companies such as Konami, Celador and Codemasters among others.
Kristian holds a masterâ€™s of science degree in Economics from London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Cambridge University.